Contraception Plan B

Plan B tablets contain a medicinal levonorgestrel, a female hormone that prevents ovulation (egg release from the ovary). It also causes changes in your cervical and uterine mucosa, which makes it harder for semen to penetrate the uterus and harder for the fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Plan B is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or other forms of birth control (e.g. broken condom or lack of two or more birth control pills). Use plan B exactly as indicated on the label or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use the medicine in larger quantities or for longer than recommended. The first dose of plan B should be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex (no later than 72 hours after that). The second dose should be taken 12 hours after the first dose. The timing of these doses is very important for the drug to be effective. Plan B will not protect you from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and AIDS. Using a condom is the only way to protect yourself from these diseases. Avoid unprotected sex. If you are taking other drugs or supplements at the same time as the drug, the effectiveness of Plan B Tablet may change. Hypersensitivity to Plan B Tablet is a contraindication.

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How to use and dosage

Inside. It is necessary to take 2 tables in the first 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse: the 2nd table should be taken after 12 hours (but not later than 16 hours) after taking the 1st table. Both tablets should be taken as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse (no later than 72 hours) to achieve a more reliable effect. If vomiting occurs within 3 hours of the 1st or 2nd dose of Plan B One-Step, another 1 tablet should be taken. Plan B One-Step can be used at any time during the menstrual cycle. In the case of irregular menstrual cycles, pregnancy should be excluded beforehand. Local barrier contraceptive methods (e.g. condom, cervical cap) should be used after taking an emergency contraceptive before the next menstruation. The use of the drug for repeated unprotected intercourse during one menstrual cycle is not recommended (due to increased frequency of acyclic bleeding). The morning-after pill is super safe, and Plan B side effects aren’t super common. There have been no reports of serious problems out of the millions of people who’ve taken it. After you take the morning-after pill, it's totally normal for your next period to be different from what you’re used to. It may come earlier or later, and be heavier, lighter, or more spotty. Or it may be the same as it normally is. You may get an upset stomach, feel lightheaded or dizzy, or have tender breasts for a short while when you take the morning-after pill. If you throw up within 2 hours of taking the pill, it won't work and you’ll need to take it again.